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Africa Takes Its Turn on the Runway
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Africa Takes Its Turn on the Runway

It was a fashion show that stopped traffic. On one of the largest cable bridges in southern Africa, hundreds of the fashion elite had gathered around midnight to watch David Tlale’s highly anticipated fall 2011 show. To commemorate the occasion, Mr. Tlale shut down the Nelson Mandela Bridge, turning the […]

In distant Ghana, an Indian soap creates a social buzz
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In distant Ghana, an Indian soap creates a social buzz

When a woman recently landed up at the offices of Adom TV here, the staff were not quite expecting the gift she bore: a cow — a small token of gratitude for airing, in the local language Twi, the Indian TV serial “Kumkum Bhagya“. The Zee TV soap, which tells […]

Gospel singer, Gifty Osei
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Gospel Artistes Are Dying Slowly

Award winning gospel musician Gifty Osei can’t fathom why Ghanaians cannot see gospel musicians as human beings who have blood running through their veins. The ‘Aseda’ hitmaker says every gospel musician has got feelings but Ghanaians don’t expect gospel artistes to have one; not to talk of expressing it. Pouring […]

Comedian Agya Koo
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Agya Koo pleads not guilty to charges

Kofi Adu, popularly known as Agya Koo, an ace actor and comedian, on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of attempt to commit migrant smuggling and fraud when he made his second appearance before an Accra Circuit Court. Agya Koo, sweating profusely in the dock, was admitted to a fresh […]

A Ghanaian movie poster for 'Fright Night,' by the artist Joe Mensah
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How Ghana’s Gory, Gaudy Movie Posters Became High Art

In the ’80s and ’90s, artists were charged with making films seem as lurid and enticing as possible, regardless of plot. When Frank Armah began painting posters for Ghanaian movie theaters in the mid-1980s, he was given a clear mandate: Sell as many tickets as possible. If the movie was […]

The K Brothers
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Hollywood siblings Kwame Boateng, Kofi Siriboe & Kwesi Boakye (K Brothers) are coming home to Ghana for the first time

Kwame Boateng, Kofi Siriboe, Kwesi Boakye better known as The K Brothers, are poised to be this generation’s most talented set of acting siblings to emerge in Hollywood. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the brothers are first generation Ghanaians, from West Africa, and the great grandson of a […]

Cycil Jones Abban at his studio Parables Production.
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Meet the Passionate Artists Who Are Building An Animation Industry in Ghana

For almost two years Cycil Jones Abban, now 37, managed a pharmacy and spent his nights animating. Like the cartoonist Batman of Ghana’s capital, Accra, Abban started by working from his home, and eventually, he became the head of his own studio, Parables Animation Studios (pictured at top). The movies […]

2Face
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I wish I never had kids with multiple women – 2Face

Nigeria music star, 2Face is not so happy that he had kids with multiple women. If wishes were horses, he would have had all kids with one woman. However, this doesn’t mean that he is not standing up to his responsibilities or making sure that everyone is happy. He confessed […]